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September 26, 2011 | Today | Print Calendar

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Enjoy events celebrating Hispanic heritage all month long.

Office of Diversity Programs and Services, (703) 993-2700

 

5th Case Analysis Seminar

Arlington Campus, Hazel Hall

Allows judges to hone their skills of economic analysis through practical applications. Seminar runs: 9/26 - 9/28.

Law and Economics Center, (703) 993-8040, School of Law

Web Site

 

September Dinner Specials at The Mason Inn

The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel, Boxwoods

1/2 price Mason burger

Must show Mason ID to receive discount.

The Mason Inn, (703) 865-4638

Web Site

8:30 am - 4 pm

Accessing and Using Data from 2010 Census

Arlington Campus, Founders Hall, Room 207

Ideal for local government staff, non-profit organizations, or anyone who needs to better understand the changing demographics of the Greater Washington Area.

The Center for Regional Analysis, (703) 993-9148, School of Public Policy

Web Site

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

OCPE Seminar: Government Contracting Fundamentals

Center for Innovative Technology, Herndon

Location emailed upon registration.  Monday and Tuesday.

$995

TechAdvance/OCPE, Volgenau School of Engineering, (703) 993-1551

Web Site

12 pm

Noon Mass on the Fairfax Campus

Student Union Building I, Room B

Father Peter will celebrate Mass for faculty, students, and staff.

Kathy O'Hare, kohare@gmu.edu, Catholic Campus Ministry

1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Academic Skills Workshop: Improving Concentration

Student Union Building I, Room 3129

Learn to identify your distractions and develop strategies to eliminate them, practice relaxation techniques to improve focus, and explore other tactics to improve your concentration. Open to Mason students only.

Counseling and Psychological Services, (703) 993-2999

Web Site

1:30 pm - 3 pm

Customer Service Certificate Program: Professional Communication (Written)

Johnson Center, Gold Room

Learn how to communicate effectively and efficiently in writing.  Review best practices for business communications such as email, IM, business letters, memos, and more.   Registration required.  Price shown upon registration.

Bridget Peabody, (703) 993-6764, hrlearn@gmu.edu, Human Resources and Payroll

Web Site

1:30 pm - 4 pm

Transfer Information Session

Johnson Center, Bistro

Register online.

Office of Admissions, (703) 993-2400

Web Site

2 pm - 3 pm

OIPS: Library Workshop

Fenwick Library, Room 214A

This special workshop for international students and scholars will acquaint you with the basic elements of the research process and introduce you to the George Mason University Libraries system. RSVP required.

Birgit Debeerst, bdebeers@gmu.edu, Office of International Programs & Services

Web Site

3 pm - 4 pm

Scholars Scholarship Development Grants (SDGs) Information Session

Research Hall, Room 162

Learn more about SDG opportunities to enhance the curriculum and promote student scholarship at Mason.

Students as Scholars, (703) 993-3794, qep@gmu.edu

Web Site

4 pm - 5 pm

Krasnow Seminar: Lino Tessarollo

Krasnow Institute, Room 229

Lino Tessarollo is Head Neural Development Section, Deputy Director, National Cancer Institute.

Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, (703) 993-4333

Web Site

4 pm - 7 pm

Happy Hour in The Well

The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel, The Well

$5 Martini
$3 Draft beer
$5 House wine by the glass
3 Sliders for $5 (Choose from Chef's Slider Menu)

The Mason Inn, (703) 865-4638

Web Site

5 pm - 6 pm

ESL Workshop: Prince William

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Building, Room 110A

Advanced Grammar Workshop - Mondays

Jessica McCaughey, (703) 993-9448, jmccaug1@gmu.edu, English Language Institute

5:30 pm - 7 pm

Career Services Workshop: Job Search Strategies

Student Union Building I, Room 3400

Open to Mason students only.

Career Services, (703) 993-2370

Web Site

6 pm - 7 pm

ESL Workshop: Prince William

Prince William Campus, Occoquan Building, Room 110A

Advanced Writing Workshop - Mondays

Jessica McCaughey, (703) 993-9448, jmccaug1@gmu.edu, English Language Institute

7:30 pm - 9 pm

Child Development Center Fall Workshops

Johnson Center, Rooms A, C, E, F

These short workshops allow day care providers to finish their yearly training requirements when they are unable to attend the all day professional development conference. Register online.

Anchalee Burbach, (703) 993-4786, aburach@gmu.edu, Child Development Center

Web Site

8:30 pm

Redskins Game Watch and Specials

The Mason Inn

The Mason Inn invites faculty and staff to join us in cheering on the Washington Redskins. Game specials include:
$0.50 wings; $3 Draft beer; $10 Beer pitchers

The Mason Inn, (703) 865-4638

Web Site